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Vietnamese bamboo straws adorn world drinksicon
FEATURE14/12/20190

Vietnamese bamboo straws adorn world drinks

People are turning against plastic straws, and a 32-year-old man has come up with a reusable bamboo alternative for the once ubiquitous and popular item that has become a symbol of throw-away culture.

 
Saigon River threatened by plastic wasteicon

Saigon River threatened by plastic waste

SCI-TECH & ENVIRONMENT
03/12/2019

Saigon River in HCM City is facing serious pollution from plastic waste which has been swept into the river.

Hanoi needs more drastic plastic waste solutionsicon

Hanoi needs more drastic plastic waste solutions

SCI-TECH & ENVIRONMENT
02/12/2019

Hanoi has set the target of reducing hard-decomposed plastic bags by 50% at all local traditional markets by the end of 2020, but little has been done to make this a reality.

Students turn discarded plastic bags into bricksicon

Students turn discarded plastic bags into bricks

FEATURE
24/11/2019

Tonnes of plastic waste, particularly discarded plastic bags threaten our planet with environmental pollution, and by now almost everybody knows it.

VN Environment Ministry proposes tax on plastic bags to reduce usageicon

VN Environment Ministry proposes tax on plastic bags to reduce usage

SCI-TECH & ENVIRONMENT
22/11/2019

The current tax rate on plastic bags is VND50,000 per kilogram, which, according to Deputy Minister of Natural Resources and the Environment Vo Tuan Nhan, is "not high enough".

New approach to reduce plastic waste in Vu Gia-Thu Bon Rivericon

New approach to reduce plastic waste in Vu Gia-Thu Bon River

SCI-TECH & ENVIRONMENT
19/11/2019

Up to 9.1 tonnes of potential plastic waste was being dumped into the Vu Gia-Thu Bon River basin, one of nine largest river systems in Vietnam, each day, equating to 2,600 tonnes each year.

Fish-shaped bamboo dustbins help protect environment in Vietnam's islandicon

Fish-shaped bamboo dustbins help protect environment in Vietnam's island

SCI-TECH & ENVIRONMENT
10/11/2019

Quang Ninh welcomes more than 10 million tourists each year. An increase in tourists has led an increase in waste, especially plastic waste.

Vietnamese students make paving materials from plastic bagsicon

Vietnamese students make paving materials from plastic bags

SCI-TECH & ENVIRONMENT
05/11/2019

Five students from the Hanoi-based Transport University have successfully produced a street paving material from plastic bags.

Vietnam consumes 938 million plastic bags weekly: surveyicon

Vietnam consumes 938 million plastic bags weekly: survey

SCI-TECH & ENVIRONMENT
04/11/2019

The principle that waste is a kind of resource that can be used should be included in an amendment in the Law on Environmental Protection if Vietnam wants to minimize plastic waste.

Hanoi to battle plastic wasteicon

Hanoi to battle plastic waste

SCI-TECH & ENVIRONMENT
29/10/2019

Hanoi authorities have issued a plan to prevent and limit the use of plastic bags to 2020, with a view to 2025.

Vietnamese firms to export straws made from coconut milkicon

Vietnamese firms to export straws made from coconut milk

SCI-TECH & ENVIRONMENT
28/10/2019

Making straws from coconut milk can help to reduce plastic waste and boost exports of coconut products.

Large Thai retailers to stop handing out plastic bags from 2020icon

Large Thai retailers to stop handing out plastic bags from 2020

BUSINESS
25/09/2019

Large retailers and convenience stores in Thailand have pledged to stop giving plastic bags to customers from next year to reduce plastic waste, the country’s environment minister announced.

Vietnam sets goals to reduce plastic wasteicon

Vietnam sets goals to reduce plastic waste

SCI-TECH & ENVIRONMENT
20/09/2019

The Ministry of Natural Resources and the Environment (MONRE) has decided that Vietnam has to control ocean plastic waste at source, on the mainland and on the sea.

Cambodia ships back 83 plastic waste-filled containers to US, Canadaicon

Cambodia ships back 83 plastic waste-filled containers to US, Canada

SCI-TECH & ENVIRONMENT
19/09/2019

The Cambodian General Department of Customs and Excise (GDCE) on September 17 announced that all the 83 containers of plastic waste illegally imported into the country have been returned to their originating countries – the US and Canada.

Achievements in urbanization must not be covered with garbageicon

Achievements in urbanization must not be covered with garbage

FEATURE
18/09/2019

People throughout the country will join forces to eliminate landfills and build a waste treatment industry, contributing a new achievement to the urbanization process.

More money poured into waste-to-electricity plants in Vietnamicon

More money poured into waste-to-electricity plants in Vietnam

SCI-TECH & ENVIRONMENT
17/09/2019

The domestic waste treatment market, worth VND7.3-9.8 trillion, continues to attract new investments and technologies.

Philippines joins Southeast Asian effort to end plastic wasteicon

Philippines joins Southeast Asian effort to end plastic waste

SCI-TECH & ENVIRONMENT
17/09/2019

To help deal with plastic waste, the Philippines plans to soon put into use a new 25 million peso (481,877 USD) garbage-disposal plant in Metro Manila, the Nikkei Asia Review reported on September 14.

Hoang Hanh to compete at Miss Earth 2019icon

Hoang Hanh to compete at Miss Earth 2019

ENTERTAINMENT & SPORTS
15/09/2019

Hoang Hanh, a native of Nghe An province, is set to represent Vietnam during the Miss Earth 2019 beauty pageant, according to the competition’s official fan page.